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this is wjdtvwjzhd and baltimore. >> from the city, to the counties, to your neighborhood, now, it's complete coverage it's wjz maryland's news station. i am don scott here is what people are dealing with. oozy cold leftover from saturday's winter storm. with ice and snow still around, several schools canceled or delayed start of classes this morning. but let's look live outside right now through one of the traffic cams. it's clear and sunny, but it's not warming up by any stretch of the mamtion. we are live now with -- imagination. we are live now with complete weather coverage and we begin with bernadette woods in the first warning weather center.
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good afternoon. >> good afternoon. yes, temperatures are a little bit from where they were this weekend. take a look where we started out the day. it was a cold start to the day. temperatures in the teens for a lot of people. 21 in hagerstown, 12 in baltimore. 4 degrees in okayan-- ocean city. this is what we have gotten up to thf afternoon. closer to freezing than a couple days. 29 in hagerstown. 23 in oakland. now we are going to stay in the cold air for a few days here. there could be more changes coming with the forecast. for more on that's marty. >> just like january didn't wait a long time to ramp up the wintery weather coming into the mid atlantic, february is not going to wait either. let's look at a graphic. tuesday night into wednesday another coastal low could be throwing some moisture into the cold air. bern was discussing the dry cold air not unlike saturday. you might see a nice accumulation. giving us problems wednesday morning. we are watching that very
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closely for you. then towards the end of the week, there could be yet another coastal weather event. meteorologist bernadette woods discussing it with the first warning weather forecast. now back inside. >> thanks very much. remember stay with "eyewitness news" and first warning weather for complete coverage when winter weather threatens. and for updated forecast and any closings and delays, go to a major announcement from toyota today. they say help is on the way for vehicle owners plagued by faulty gas pedal. it will train dealers on how to make the repairs. they have recalled more than 4 million cars and trucks worldwide because the accelerators accelerators could become stuck. ball mr county police need help identifying skeletal remains found near white marsh a construction worker found the remains along with a shirt similar to the one you see there. as well as a new york yankees baseball cap. the items were found behind the
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10,000 block of philidelphia road. an autopsy indicates the man may have been between 40 and 60 years of age. and anyone with information is asked to call baltimore county police immediately. two sisters charged with neglecting their paraplegic mother are facing sentencing today. ron matz is live with updated details from the court. good afternoon, ron. >> reporter: good afternoon, don a judge scheduled to sentence sharon jones and tiasowell who pleaded guilty to abusing their mother who was left paralyzed by a shooting in 1985. when she died in march of 2008, the medical examiner ruled the death a homicide as the result of a gunshot wound but pair med exsay they found her with bedsores open wounds and severe hydration as a result of neglect. this morning, the defense brought in several family witnesses who painted the victims as a stubborn woman who refused help. the judge will finish hearing from witness before he decides on a sentence. back to you. >> thanks. prosecutors say the state paid s on the well to take care
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of the mother and jones lived with her. a late night house fire claims the life of two people in catonsville. skyeye chopper 13 new over the home and firefighters found heavy smoke when they arrive last night after 11. baltimore county fire crews poled man and woman from the home. but both later died at hospital. the cause remains under investigation. maryland college stewed hasn't died in a house fire in colorado. police say 21-year-old adam lockard is one of two western state college students killed in saturday's fire. the bethesda resident was found dead-side a home and an investigation shows it started outside the home and then spread inside. a new program to make recycling easier takes effect in baltimore county today. the so-called single stream recycling allows residents to pull recycables into one container for curbside pickup. also some old new items can be
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recycled. empty aerosol cans books, magazines, and residents can use the track bashs or containers marked with an x for curbside or with stickers available at senior centers libraries and trap drop off location. still to come today at noon, an american church group detained in haiti. the latest on negotiations to bring them back to the u.s. plus, an emergency landing. why this plane put down on the new jersey turnpike during the morning's rush hour. and please take another live look outside and stick around. your complete first warning weather forecast is still coming up. complete coverage continues with don scott, jessica kartalija and first warning weather with marty bass and meteorologist bernadette woods. it's wjz maryland's news station. ,,
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one of the two men charged in the death of 8 people gathered to watch an illegal street race is on trial today. police say tavon taylor and his friends were racing in southern prince george's county when one of the vehicles plowed into a group of spectators watching another street race. he face eight counts of vice lar manslaughter he. the other suspect faces 15 years in prison and wjz is in the court and will bring full
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details today at 4, five and six. the president's new budget calls for 3.8 trillion dollars in spending and includes money to fight unemployment and increase tax for the wealthy and a limited spending freeze. the administration thinks it's the best way to spend now and create jobs or cutting the deaf set in the future. but republicans are arguing the record break deficit this budget includes will make things worse. here's joel brown with the latest for wjz. >> reporter: in the thousands of pages of numbers the one that stands out is 1.6 trillion. that's the deficit in president obama's new budget. he says the government needs to spend the money to get americans back to work. >> this spending -- this spending plan total almost 4 trill crone dollars giving more money towedcation programs research and clean energy development. it freezes spending on domestic programs including new tax on banks and increases taxes on families making more than 200
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-- 250,000 a year. president obama argues it's the right blend of short-term spending to create jobs and long-term savings to cut the deficit. >> we had to do what families across america are doing. save where we can, so we can afford what we need. >> reporter: the white house is budget is not popular with either party. liberals want the president to spend more to shore up the sagging job market. republicans want more cuts to bring down the huge federal deficit. >> if borrowing and spending all this money led to more jobs, we would be at full employment. >> reporter: employment. >> reporter: the administration believes the plan will show americans the president is serious about making jobs his top priority. and includes 100 billion dollars for tax breaks to businesses that expand and hire new workers. but the budget is just a blueprint and both side agree there will be major changes before congress approves it. joel brown, cbs news, the white house. >> the negotiations are underway
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regarding the american church group arrested in haiti. the nine means are detained because they were taking 33 orphans out of the country but reportedly didn't have all the proper documentation. the group from a church in idaho says it is only trying to help the children by setting up a temporary orphanage across the boarder in the dominican republic. >> what i am hoping that people are going to learn is that the intent of our group and being down there is exactly the opposite of the things that are being reported. we were not trying to traffic children. we were trying to minister to a desperate situation there in that country and we had a facility that could be used to do that temporarily. so, we went down there with the very best of intentions. >> haitian official say they are taking -- they are talking with u.s. diplomats about accepting the group back to the united states for prosecution here. a lawyer representing the american says they are being treated poorly with inadequate medical care and food at moment. drivers along the new jersey turnpike got a surprise this morning when a plane made a
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emergency landing just before 7 a.m. the turnpike authority spokesperson says the plane was being used to provide traffic reports for philidelphia radio stations. two people on board landed immediately because of a low oil pressure light. nobody was hurt and the plane caused a backup out on the pike. and i guess it would. still ahead on "eyewitness news" at noon, as you take another live look outside, police stick around ol jest bernadette woods will be back for the first warning forecast. month of febrbr,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back. the sun is shining and warming up a little more than yesterday. but it's pretty cold out there. 31 degrees is where we sit in ball mr right now. 30 in haggerstown and you can see everyone well below the averages. our average temperature this time of year is on the way back up up to 42 degrees and we are not going to get there for the next couple days at least. winds around to the northwest and that's keeping the cold air in place and even a little bit of wind out there is making it
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feel colder. feels like 24 in baltimore. 11 in oakland and 30 down at the ocean. so, cold air is is in place and we have the sunshine today. but the clouds starts to take over tonight as a new storm moves our way. there's two different parts of this. this section to the south is developing the moisture. and it will move off to the northeast starting tomorrow. so, with the clouds coming in, we are going to see a mostly cloudy day tomorrow but stale dry day tomorrow. tomorrow night into early wednesday morning, we have the chance for some snow as the storm passes by. then the cold air is going to also follow as we look for another storm to come our way late in the week friday night into saturday. so when we put this together, you can see this storm is cutting back to the south. this is what marty showed you earlier. and we are in the area with cold air and during the overnight hours it will be cold enough there is a chance for some accumulation out of this as the storm passes by. so today, today still a dry one out there. we are looking at sunshine patchy clouds and high of 38.
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and tonight down to 19 but the clouds start to come in. tomorrow, mostly cloudy during the day. then there's a chance for snow starting during the evening hours and into tomorrow night. high about 39 degrees tomorrow. but when that snow comes in we are going to be below freezing. so the timing with that could give us a small accumulation out of this. it's out of here wednesday another break day wednesday and thursday before yet another storm system moves our way. could be as early as friday night, more so on saturday and we will have more coming up in a bit. >> i enjoyed saturday's snow. >> it was beautiful. >> if we get it again, you can sweep away in you used a leaf blower. >> yes. >> so light. >> yes. still to come on "eyewitness news" at noon, a new drug warning. why researchers are sending out new cautions to young people about using ecstacy. remember wjz is always on here's some of the stories we are following at this hour. constant updates of the day's news and the first warning weather forecast go to and we will take look at midday stocks. we will be right back.
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teed "healthwatch" report ecstacy is more likely than speed or crystal meth to kill hose that don't normally take drugs accord to to a british study that those those a died after take it were younger and healthier after those take
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amphetamines. findings are alarming because most who try ecstacy are young. new research shows parkinson's disease is more common in the midwest and northeast. the study the largest of the kind find the disease is twice as likely to strike white and hispanics. scientists say more research is necessary but suspect environmental factors and general net ribs playing the role in the increased risk. and you may want to go for a walk or have a cup of coffee the next time you learn something new. a new study suggest taking a break allows your brain to better absorb new information and hps you remember it. scientists have long known sleep improves memory and this is one of the first studies to suggest that taking a short rest while you are awake. will help you retain information. you will want to check back in the with "eyewitness news" at four shall five and six. bloodshed at high school party. 13 people gunned down in mexico between 15 and 20. what's fueling the violent drug wars. plus,.
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>> lower the. >> this woman will marry for health care. the bet earth coverage, the more attractive you are she said. why the story is getting a lot of attention today. and these stories and the breaking news today at 4 right after dr. phil. and stay with us, the five-day forecast is coming up next. laxatives? i've tried all these. this one's gritty. this one can make you bloated. clearly, miralax is the one for me. it relieves my constipation with no harsh side effects. miralax.
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we come back first five-day forecast. >> let's go to the five-day grabbing off the bat what's going to get your attention is again the possibility of a little snow in here. tuesday evening through very early wednesday and we will get back to and slightly above normal here. over heck almost all the days out of this. we will bust out of the chill which is as important is really any of the stats we will present over the five-day. at this point we are at darkest time of the winter right now. this is when the chill really impressive. we will get a slight break back inside. >> i will take the slight break. it's monday, so it's first of our csi nights on cbs and wjz
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at 10csi miami followed by "eyewitness news" at 11. and tomorrow we find out whether winter will soon come to an end. but out in washington state, they are holding frog's day. a ground frog's day ahead of groundhog's day. it gave everyone good news out in the tsunami i think it is he says it will be breezy and mild for the next six weeks in the northwest and we have to wait for the official verdict from punxsatawney phil which comes tomorrow. and local band with high grammy hopes comes up short last evening. ♪ [ music ] >> we reported locally based milk shake was up for a grammy in the best new cal album for children but it was not to be. askingy marley won for the album family time and 20-year-old taylor swift the youngest artist to ever win the coveted grammy
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for album of the year beyonce took home a record six awards. >> she is fantastic. >> i think she looks good going to the grocery store if she has to. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at ,,,,,,,,,,
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